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that she had a megaphone and that she could use it for good and she did that and expected that all or its to the same. -- expected all of her successors to do the same. thank you to the white house association for their assistance. thank you for being with us once again tonight. ♪ [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] >> c-span series "first ladies" continues on monday. but worst, a white house tour from 1968 with lady bird johnson. a white house to or from 1968 with lady bird johnson. >> what do you think? of a brand new texas congressman, i snapped photos. i never imagined that one day i would live on the other side of that fence. like the tourists, i had the distinct feeling that this house belonged in part to me. i think that is a feeling that everyone who visits here shares. just like the thousands who come here every year, i was impressed by the majesty of the pride of through each of the rooms. what the passerby doesn't always realize is that there are two sides to the white house. the official side that r
, you know. [laughter] >> she understood that she had a megaphone and that she could use it for good and she did that and expected all of her successors to do the same. thank you to the white house association for their assistance. thank you for being with us once again tonight. ♪ [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] pe than any first lady before her, accompanying the president to the soviet union and asia. she took a solo trip to africa. watch our, saturday at 7:00 p.m. eastern on c-span. >> in august 1970 four, vice president ford was signed in as president of the united states. . she was less excited about becoming first lady, but he encouraged her and said we can do this. she said, if i'm going to do this, i will have fun doing it. the fun started immediately. within 10 days, she had a state dinner to entertain. she had to prepare for in her role as first lady. she hit the ground running. first lady betty ford, monday night at 9:00 eastern, live on c-span. >> next from the linden being johnson's preside
occupied by one of us a good part of the day as we rotated during projects that she was working on. by friday afternoon she was ready to leave and go to the ranch which she really called home. at about 3:30 in the afternoon she would say, to have anything else to do? if the answer is no, she would say tell the secret service am -- i am ready to go. she would get up and we would pack those little saddlebags up and she would take off and head out to the ranch for the weekend. she would be back here on monday morning normally. i was so fortunate to be here and learn some much from her in the way she did things in a way she entertained. i like the way she entertained. i think that is one reason we did so well together. i really loved her sense of making people feel at home. she was so good at it. >> the business of being just specific, she was so awful about things for you. when i got married, they were in the white house when i got married and she sent out to the house the beautiful, a beautiful print of the capital seen from the white house in the 19th century. it was just so perfect
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